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Bribery Act bites

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 10 2012

Although discussion on the Bribery Act 2010 has centred mainly on the private sector, it does apply, albeit on a more limited basis to public organisations and bodies

Bribery Act bites

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2012

Although there has been just a single conviction under the Bribery Act an English court clerk was successfully prosecuted under the Act for accepting bribes since it came into effect on 1 July last year, there is no room for complacency

Bribery Act 2010 no room for complacency

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 6 2012

Only a month after lodging a report with Parliament noting that ministers needed more time to decide the matter, the UK Government has announced that the UK will be the first country in the world to have mandatory GHG emissions reporting by companies

Mitigating the Bribery Act risk: self-reporting in Scotland

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2011

In conjunction with the Bribery Act 2010 coming into force on 1 July 2011 the Scottish Crown Office has now issued Guidance confirming that it will trial (up to 30 June 2012) a self-reporting mechanism for business in relation to incidents of corruption

Bribery Act 2010: compliance

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 13 2011

As you will be aware, the Bribery Act 2010 is coming into force on 1 July 2011

The public sector and the Bribery Act 2010: getting prepared for 1 July 2011

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2011

The Bribery Act 2010 is due to come into force on 1 July 2011

The new Bribery Act an overview

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 27 2010

The Bribery Act 2010 (the Act) will replace and enhance the existing anti-bribery regime in the UK